Happenings - Films

FILMS

The Glory Hoes Present: The Rocky Horror Experience (M18)

There will be a dinner, a costume and make-up transformation booth, a screening of the classic 1975 cult flick, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as an after-party.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Today, 8pm (dinner & transformation booth), 9.30pm (movie), 11pm (after-party) ADMISSION: $55 (dinner, movie & after-party), $35 (movie & after-party), $10 (after-party only) INFO: theprojector.sg

Ice Age (PG)

In this 2002 computer-animated film, a sloth, Sid; a woolly mammoth, Manny; and a saber-toothed tiger, Diego, become unlikely heroes when they return a human infant to his father, while braving the deadly elements of the impending Ice Age.

WHERE: Programme Zone, Queenstown Public Library, 53 Margaret Drive MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Tomorrow, 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

Edward Scissorhands (PG)

Tim Burton's 1990 film is a tale set in suburbia, about a man named Edward Scissorhands, who has scissor blades for hands. It stars Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 2.30pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Spooktober Party

This event features a range of Halloween-themed movies on a specially installed in-store big screen. Dress in Halloween costumes to stand a chance to win limited-edition products and vouchers.

WHERE: City of Tomorrow, B1-47 CityLink Mall, One Raffles Link MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 1, 4 & 7pm ADMISSION: $35 INFO: cot-spooktober.peatix.com

Screening: Cuadecuc, Vampir (PG)

This 1970 film by Spanish film-maker Pere Portabella documents the making of the commercial film El Conde Dracula by Jesus Franco by using behind-the-scenes footage of the film.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 5pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: ntu.ccasingapore.org/events/screening-vampir-cuadecuc-pere-portabella-filmmaker-spain

I Am A Hero (M18)

Manga adaptation veteran Shinsuke Sato shakes up zombie tropes in this 2015 screen treatment of Kengo Hanazawa's popular manga of the same name. In Japanese with English subtitles.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Tomorrow, 5.30pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

Blade Runner 2049 (NC16)

Director Denis Villeneuve's sequel to the classic 1982 science-fiction film is set 30 years after the events of the first movie. A new blade runner called K (Ryan Gosling) unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what is left of society into chaos.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 4pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

In Time To Come + Q&A With Filmmaker (PG)

Singapore director Tan Pin Pin's documentary observes rituals at schools and at work, shopping centres that empty and fill, and a banyan tree being cut down and moved to an uncertain future.

WHERE: The Projector, Level 5 Golden Mile Tower, 6001 Beach Road MRT: Nicoll Highway WHEN: Sun, 2pm ADMISSION: $13.50 (standard), $11.50 (concession) INFO: theprojector.sg

21st German Film Festival

More than 30 films are in the 21st edition of this festival, which aims to provide a unique insight into contemporary life in Germany and Europe through a wide range of genres, from art-house, comedy and historical drama to documentaries and music films. The festival runs from Thu to Nov 21.

INFO: www.goethe.de/singapore/germanfilmfestival

CONTEST

Co-op Hot Shots 6

This contest provides aspiring and professional photo enthusiasts the opportunity to showcase their creative talents. Submit a photograph with a short caption of fewer than 50 words, based on five values - help, mutual help, equality, care for others and cooperation. Submissions close on Monday.

INFO: www.sncf.coop/hotshots

NATURE

Autumn Harvest Floral Display

Autumn arrives in the form of a flower field saturated in rich hues of orange, red, gold and green. In the mini Halloween exhibit, there are carved and decorated pumpkins.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Sun, 9am - 9pm daily ADMISSION: Entry charge to the conservatories applies TEL: 6420-6848 INFO: www.gardensbythebay.com.sg

KIDS

Halloween Fun 2017

Decorate pumpkins and play some old-fashioned Halloween games with the family at this event. The activities are suitable for children aged two to nine.

WHERE: Tree Lizard, B1-01, 25 Dempsey Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 4 - 7pm ADMISSION: $30 a child with accompanying parent, $25 for an additional child with accompanying parent; free for children under two INFO: halloweenfun2017.eventbrite.sg

OTHERS

MySkillsFuture Roadshow

Learn more about MySkillsFuture, a personalised one-stop portal for Singaporeans that aims to enhance learning and career development.

WHERE: Bedok Town Square, 208C New Upper Changi Road MRT: Bedok WHEN: Tomorrow & Sun, 10am - 9pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: myskillsfuture.sg/roadshow

So Swee, So Singa

This event will celebrate the launch of Singapore Kindness Movement's new plushie toys, with carnival favourites such as popcorn, cotton candy and balloon-sculpting for all guests.

WHERE: Singapore Kindness Gallery, 01-08 Stamford Court, 61 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall/Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 5pm ADMISSION: Free TEL: 6761-9111 INFO: kindness.sg

Singapore Computer Society (SCS) 50 Drone Experience

The finale of the Singapore Computer Society's 50th anniversary will feature drone try-out arenas, carnival activities, exhibitors' booths, as well as talks and workshops to encourage the learning of digital and new technologies among people of all ages. It is the anchor event of the Lifelong Learning Festival 2017.

WHERE: Devan Nair Institute of Employability and Employment, Level 1, Mezzanine and Level 2, 80 Jurong East Street 21 MRT: Jurong East WHEN: Tomorrow,10am - 5pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.scs.org.sg

LAST CALL

Grand Prix: The Early Years

This exhibition explores three decades of race-car evolution in the 1930s, 1950s and 1960s. It features pieces such as the Indianapolis 500 Racer, recalling the race car driven by American Troy Ruttman in his victorious 1952 Indianapolis race, as well as a Bluebird, based on 1920s British legend Malcolm Campbell's Campbell-Napier-Railton Blue Bird.

WHERE: Mint Museum of Toys, 26 Seah Street MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 9.30am - 6.30pm ADMISSION: $15 (adult), $7.50 (concession) TEL: 6339-0660 INFO: emint.com

Khor Ai Ming Solo Recital: Chi Of Love

Soprano Khor Ai Ming will sing love songs by Bach, Handel, Donaudy, Hahn and Ponce, among others. Joining her are musicians Bertrand Lee (piano), Tony Makarome (double bass), Sebastian Ho (guitar), Rit Xu (flute) and Tamagoh (drums).

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Sun, 5pm ADMISSION: $31 - $52 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

SSO Gala: Diana Damrau

German soprano Diana Damrau performs with her husband, bass-baritone Nicolas Teste, in a programme featuring famous arias from Rossini's The Barber Of Seville, Gounod's Romeo Et Juliette, Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots and Dinorah, Bellini's I Puritani and Gershwin's Porgy And Bess.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Wed, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $28 - $102 TEL: 6348-5555 INFO: www.sistic.com.sg

Compiled by Suneeta Devi & Ronald Kow

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Films'. Print Edition | Subscribe